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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Hambridge Creative Resicency Program

Mission

Hambidge provides a residency program that empowers talented artists to explore, develop, and express their creative voices. Situated on 600 acres in the mountains of north Georgia, Hambidge is a sanctuary of time and space that inspires artists working in a broad range of disciplines to create works of the highest caliber.

We pledge to offer a nurturing retreat for artists, preserve Hambidge’s pristine natural environment, and provide public educational programming.

Application for Residency

Application Deadlines:
  • Apply from November 1st through January 15th for the May thru August residency period.
  • Apply from March 1st through April 15th for the September thru December residency period.
  • Apply from August 1st through September 15th for the mid-February thru April residency period.
Hambidge is closed from mid-December to mid-February.

Hambidge utilizes SlideRoom for residency applications which requires signing up and creating a password. You will be able to save incomplete applications and return to them later.  Below is a summary of the information requested on the application.  Hambidge will only accept on-line applications.
 
Click here for the on-line application.



Application materials include:


Applicant Statement/Proposal
A one-page statement/proposal which addresses the concept and direction of presented work, stage of career and why Hambidge is important to your project.

Bio
A 300-word Bio which includes a brief description of education, training, achievements and honors.

Resume/Summary of Professional Activities & Achievements
This one-page summary should include educational background, teaching, publications, exhibitions, awards, honors and other pertinent experience.

Work Examples
These should be recent and representative of the best work according to the applicant’s medium and discipline. First time applicants and returning Fellows applying after 5 years should submit work examples as described below. These will be reviewed by the peer panels. Recent Fellows are asked to submit one group of examples to update our files.
  • Visual Arts - Ten high resolution images of your work. Any detail images must be included in that number. Image format: jpg, gif or png; up to 5 MB each.
  • Writing - Up to 30 pages of a novel, play, short story or other written work. Please include a synopsis if necessary. Poets submit 5 to 8 poems or appropriate excerpts from longer works. For writers who work in languages other than English, submit both original language examples and English translations. Document format: pdf; up to 10 MB each.
  • Musical Composition and Performance - Submit no more than 3 separate works. Audio format: mp3; up to 30 MB each.
  • Film, Choreoraphy, Performance Art and Video - Submit no more than 3 separate works. Video format: flv, wmv, mov or mp4; up to 61 MB each.
  • Design (Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Environmental Design) - Submit no more than three project/design examples, up to 4 general images of each and no more than four additional, detail images of each. Image format: jpg, gif or png; up to 5 MB each.
  • Natural, Environmental, or Social Sciences - Provide curriculum vitae and abstracts from recent works along with descriptions of your areas of research. Document format: pdf; up to 10 MB each.
$30 Application Fee
The last stage of the on-line application will require payment via credit or debit card. Also, on the application, you will need to supply your first, second and third choice dates for your residency, making the variation in those dates as wide as possible. Residencies may vary from 2 to 8 weeks. Arrival is on Tuesdays and departure on Sundays. Eight-week residencies will only be scheduled in late fall, winter and early spring. The maximum length of residencies awarded for mid-May, through mid-August is four weeks. Applications for one week residencies are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Collaborators must submit individual applications, but may choose to share studio/living space.
Hambidge no longer requires letters of recommendation as part of the application materials.

WHAT
Hambidge provides a residency program that empowers talented artists to explore, develop, and express their creative voices. Situated on 600 acres in the mountains of north Georgia, Hambidge is a sanctuary of time and space that inspires artists working in a broad range of disciplines to create works of the highest caliber.

We pledge to offer a nurturing retreat for artists, preserve Hambidge’s pristine natural environment, and provide public educational programming.

WHO
Artists and other creative thinkers from throughout the United States and around the world; residencies are awarded by juried panels for two to eight weeks.

WHEN
Hambidge’s Residency Program opens the first week of February and closes mid-to late-December through the month of January. Application deadlines are:
  • January 15th for May through August
  • April 15th for September through December
  • September 15th for March and April of the following year
FEES & SCHOLARSHIPS
Resident Fellows pay $200 per week (of the $1250 per week cost)
Limited scholarships are available, but include the following: 
  • Fulton County Arts Council Fellowship provides a 2 week residency with a $700 stipend and waives the $400 residency fee for the top three rated Fulton County resident applicants.
  • Nellie Mae Rowe Fellowship provides a 2 week residency with no fees ($400) to an African-American artist.
STUDIOS
Hambidge has 9 secluded cottage/studios which provide living and working space, feature great views, lots of privacy, kitchens and bathrooms.

MEALS
Resident Fellows gather each evening Tuesday through Friday in Lucinda’s Rock House for delicious vegetarian fare prepared by our talented chef.

SETTING
Hambidge is located on 600 pristine acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains featuring nature trails, meadows, waterfalls, a swimming hole, an abundance of wild flowers and crisp, clean mountain air.

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